Career Opportunity Application

Position: Controller

Position Summary/Objective

The Financial Controller will be responsible for the accurate and timely financial reporting and transactional accounting in conformance with US GAAP. 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Ensure books are closed timely and accurately
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts are properly supported
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place and operating effectively; and where there are control gaps develop mitigating controls and ensure they are operating
  • Ensure all reporting requirements are met in terms of timing and quality and accuracy
  • Ensure open, transparent, proactive communications and avoiding accounting or control surprises
  • Manage financial reporting, GL, revenue recognition, inventory accounting, project accounting, credit and collections, accounts payable, sales tax, and other projects as delegated by senior management
  • Establish in the accounting department a culture of continuous improvement, accountability and initiative with a consistent drive to improve service levels and productivity
  • Create efficient, standard, highly controlled processes in the transactional accounting function
  • Provide superior service to internal and external customers with accurate and timely deliverables
  • Develop expertise in current ERP system and future systems as they come on line
  • Develop a high-performing finance team through effective coaching, development, accountability and succession planning to support a growing business model
 
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have US GAAP technical accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of efficient transactional accounting processes
  • Ability to communicate technical financial information in clearly understood terms
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to train and develop professional staff
  • Ability to identify, analyze and correct process and control weaknesses
  • ERP knowledge is helpful
Education & Experience
  • 8-10 years of progressive responsibility in accounting roles
  • 5 years previous Controller experience in a $100M+ business required
  • Bachelor’s degree Accounting, Economics or Business Administration

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